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Azri Syakir

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  1. 1. Shantytowns and Slums Done by: Azri and Syakir
  2. 2. Shantytowns <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Shantytowns are settlements of impoverished people who live in improvised dwellings made from scrap materials for example sheets of plastic. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Slums <ul><li>Slums are defined as a run-down area of a city characterized by substandard housing and squalor and lacking in tenure security </li></ul>
  4. 4. Where are they found?? <ul><li>Cairo, Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>Wetherby, west Yorkshire, UK </li></ul><ul><li>Tai Hang, HK </li></ul><ul><li>Nairobi, Kenya (Kibera) </li></ul><ul><li>Dharavi, Mumbai, India </li></ul><ul><li>Dhaka, Bangladesh </li></ul><ul><li>Favela, Brazil </li></ul>
  5. 5. Dangers <ul><li>Since construction is informal and unguided by urban planning, there is a near total absence of formal street grids, numbered streets, sanitation networks, electricity, or telephones. Even if these resources are present, they are likely to be disorganized, old or inferior. Shanty towns also tend to lack basic services present in more formally organized settlements, including policing, medical services, and fire fighting. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How does it hinder development in a country?? <ul><li>Dirty and smelly surroundings make investors of foreign countries feel uncomfortable and disgusted </li></ul><ul><li>Hence, it will also make the economy worse as the country has no investment. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reasons why slums were created? <ul><li>So that even poor people have a place to live. </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost of living </li></ul><ul><li>Dirty but peaceful </li></ul>

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